September 18th, 2014

Hoffman Tire and Alignment Inc. is excited to announce thier partnership with The Hybrid Shop (THS) . The Hybrid Shop just sweeped up 2 leading industry awards, the “2014 Steve Gold Award” & “2014 People’s Choice Award” . Below is the full article as posted by the Hybrid Shop September 16, 2014. 

 GAINESVILLE, VA – September 16, 2014 – The Hybrid Shop (THS), a growing international network of dealers committed to providing expert care for hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs), announces today that their innovative hybrid vehicle services has been named a Gold winner in the New Product or Service of the Year – Consumer Services category in The 2014 Stevie’s American Business Awards. This year’s winners were selected from a pool of more than 3,300 nominations, coming from organizations of all sizes and industries.

In addition to the Gold win, THS was also recognized as a People’s Choice Winner at this year’s award event, held on September 12, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. People’s Choice winners were selected from more than 57,000 votes cast in July and August.

Since its founding in 2013, THS has achieved significant recognition as the authority on ‘all things hybrid,’ and cemented its status as a driving force in the automotive industry as a whole. As the leader in delivering exclusive, full-scale hybrid vehicle services, THS’ main focus is to provide real-world information about the rapidly-expanding HEV market, as well as training in its proprietary hybrid services, on how to diagnose, service, maintain, and repair all hybrid vehicle systems. Additionally, THS is committed to its network of dealer partners, to arm them with essential skills to help them continue to grow their businesses, serve new market segments, and maximize their profits.

“We are thrilled to have achieved a Gold award at this year’s Stevie’s American Business Awards for the New Product of the Year- Consumer Services category, as well as a People’s Choice Award for our achievements,” THS’ Chief Visionary Officer, Matt Curry stated. This recognition validates our goals and underscores the industry leadership we have achieved!”

As part of the organization’s ongoing commitment to industry education, THS will also be hosting a Complimentary Hybrid Training Day event for shop owners during the SEMA Show on November 3, 2014 from 8:30am-5pm, in partnership with the area’s leading industry expert and the oldest independently-owned tire and auto service company, Ted Wiens Tire and Auto Centers, located at 4435 W Wigwam Ave, Las Vegas, NV, 89139. The event is invitation-only, and registration is required. This November, THS will be attending the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV at booth #10218, Tools & Equipment, North Hall.

About The Hybrid Shop (THS)

 Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Gainesville, VA, The Hybrid Shop (THS) is a growing international network of high quality dealers that are committed to providing expert care for hybrid vehicles by embracing the latest battery pack conditioning, hybrid technology and knowledge that is only available to licensed dealers. For additional information about THS, please visit Also, follow THS on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

 About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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